The practice Yannis Kizis Costandis Kizis

KIZIS ARCHITECTS goes on the 4th decade of constant professional activity in the Greek construction world, carrying out work which covers a broad range of services, from documentation and design to the study and supervision of building projects in a variety of areas and scale. (Large buildings of a public character, housing complexes, residential and office buildings, factories, contemporary interventions and extensions to historic buildings, refurbishment and restoration of monuments).

KIZIS ARCHITECTS by the specialisation of its know-how and its staffing with distinguished associates, and by its constant orientation in parallel towards research, by a combination of theory and practice, has become recognised as one of the most authoritative professional establishments in the field of specialized architectural design. The practice is directed by Dr Yannis Kizis - professor at the National Technical University of Athens, in partnership with Costandis Kizis, architect NTUA, MSc Columbia University.

The scientific nucleus of the practice is composed of experienced architects who are backed up by the necessary secretarial and computerisation staff and part-time associates. Collaboration with consultants with other specialisations and established construction firms, in conjunction with full office automation, guarantee effective communication between designers, owners, project managers and construction companies.

Yannis Kizis


Yannis Kizis graduated at the National Technical University of Athens, School of Architecture in 1971. In 1977 he got his post-graduate Degree from the University of York, I.A.A.S., (diploma in Conservation Studies), and in 1987 was granted his PhD at the N.T.U. Athens. He has been extensively publishing on integration of contemporary design into historical context, on traditional construction, conservation, and restoration. He has published books on the 18th–19th c. architecture on Mt. Pelion and in Thrace. 
He has been principal of KIZIS ARCHITECTS, an Athens based architectural practice focused on specific design issues, integration of contemporary architecture into historical context, and restoration of monuments. He has been repeatedly awarded in architectural competitions, and honoured by the International “Europa Nostra” award (1984, 1992, 1999). 
He is a Professor Emeritus at the N.T.U. Athens School of Architecture.
Costandis Kizis


Costandis Kizis (Athens 1982) holds a PhD (Architectural Association), a MSc in Advanced Architectural Design (Columbia University) and a Diploma in Architecture (NTUAthens, with honours). He has taught at Central Saint Martins and at Leeds Beckett University and is currently teaching at the Architectural Association. He is principal at Kizis Architects and has been repeatedly awarded in architectural competitions.